DailyDirt: Getting To Space Ain't Easy

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The failure rate of space programs makes space travel a bit of a risky venture. Sitting on enough explosive materials to escape the Earth's gravity isn't the safest-sounding job, but there are still plenty of willing volunteers to try it. Here are just a few stories on some recent space missions. By the way, StumbleUpon can also recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.


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    Anonymous Coward, Nov 15th, 2011 @ 5:03pm

    Occupy the International Space Station!

    #Occupy the ISS, #we are the 0.00009%

     

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    Michael Ho (profile), Nov 15th, 2011 @ 6:32pm

    Re: Occupy the International Space Station!

    LOL. Occupying the ISS is a bit more of a challenge than Wall St...

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Nov 15th, 2011 @ 7:37pm

    Interesting read.

    However you seem to have placed it in the wrong blog, as it has absolutely nothing to do with SOPA...

     

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    Atkray (profile), Nov 15th, 2011 @ 9:48pm

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    Don't worry, your tinfoil hat will protect you from falling waterbears.

     

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    Lawrence D'Oliveiro, Nov 15th, 2011 @ 11:14pm

    Airships Into Space

    How can you use use low-power, high-specific-thrust engines to get into orbit from within the atmosphere? with the help of balloons, thatís how!

     

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    The Groove Tiger (profile), Nov 16th, 2011 @ 6:30am

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    However, you're going to feel a little prick.

     

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